Susannah H. Collett

1 November 1809–18 August 1861 (Age 51)
Greene, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Susannah H.

When Susannah H. Collett was born on 1 November 1809, in Greene, Tennessee, United States, her father, Abraham Collett, was 27 and her mother, Nancy Ellis, was 29. She married Solomon Eads on 1 January 1824, in Cole, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Polk, Polk, Missouri, United States in 1850 and South Fork, Yamhill, Oregon, United States in 1860. She died on 18 August 1861, in Sheridan, Yamhill, Oregon, United States, at the age of 51, and was buried in Pleasant Hill Pioneer Cemetery, Sheridan, Yamhill, Oregon, United States.

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Family Time Line

Solomon Eads
Susannah H. Collett
Marriage: 1 January 1824
Henry William Eads
Rebecca Jane Eades
Abraham Eads
Sarah H. Eades
Jackson Eades
Eletha Ella Eads
Mary Ann Eades
William Redmond Eads
Solomon Cave Eads
John Collet Eades
Susannah Elizabeth Eads
Ennis Eades
Catherine Eads

Spouse and Children

1 January 1824
Cole, Missouri, United States


+8 More Children

Parents and Siblings



+2 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 3

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
1812 · War of 1812

Age 3

Because of the outbreak of war from Napoleonic France, Britain decided to blockade the trade between the United States and the French. The US then fought this action and said it was illegal under international law. Britain supplied Native Americans who raided settlers living on the frontier and halting expansion westward. In 1814, one of the British raids stormed into Washington D.C. burning down the capital. Neither the Americans or the British wanted to continue fighting, so negotiations of peace began. After Treaty of Ghent was signed, Unaware of the treaty, British forces invaded Louisiana but were defeated in January 1815.
1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 16

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

Name Meaning

1 English: from a pet form of Coll 1.2 Respelling of French Collet , cognate with 1.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Story Highlight

Susannah Collett

Susannah H. Collett was born on November 1, 1809, in Tennessee to Abraham Collett and Nancy Ellis. She was the 3rd child out of 7 in her family. In about 1818, after her mother had given birth to 5 c …

Sources (3)

  • Susannah Edes in household of Solomon Edes, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Susan Eades in household of S Eades, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Susanah Collet in entry for Solomon Eads, "Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991"

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